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End of the discard era

Professor Edward Kosior, CEO and Founder of Nextek, discusses the recent rise in recycling rates, and the potential pitfalls of recycling as a whole. Read more about the new era for polypropylene.Post-consumer Food-Grade PolypropyleneAnnouncement: Post-consumer...

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Keeping Polypropylene RECYCLABLE

It is a little known fact that polypropylene (PP) plays a fundamental role in
the way society meets many demanding applications, from surgical masks
to automotive parts, PP also protects
our foods, encases our yogurts, soups and ice creams and is contained in the films that wrap many of our fruits and vegetables.

The plastic sorting challenge

How do we stop plastics becoming waste? In the UK, recycling has flatlined in recent years, but rates are expected to ramp up with new government measures to make producers of packaging responsible for anything they put on the market, together with a tax on plastic packaging with less than 30% recycled content and a deposit return scheme for single-use drinks bottles and cups.